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    • E.E.Farhi Ph.D.,LL.b
    • 07.10.13 | 19:05 (IDT)

    Yes, rge Jewish State created by the United Nations took the name of Israel. The name does not negate (under internationall law) the single characterization of the state: "The Jewish State" resulting from the partition of historic Palestine (after amputation of Transjordan, which had ben included in the Balfour Declaration and in the International Mandate entursted to the United Kingdom. Remember that the very name "Israel" is a symbol of Jewishness, as it is one of the names of Patriarch Jacob.

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    First published 00:42 07.10.13 | Last updated 00:23 07.10.13
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